Salesveteran Mocha Aguilar has left her position as director of international salesat Spanish distibutor Aurum Producciones to launch her own El DoradoInternational.

Aguilar, who was with Aurum from its launch in 1995, willcontinue to represent Aurum's catalogue of Spanish films and is also looking toindependently pick up third-party titles in advance of upcoming markets inMalaga and Cannes.

Bought out last year by Alliance Atlantis, Aurum has inrecent years moved away from production and sales to focus on distribution,becoming the leading independent distributor in Spain with box office hits likeThe Lord Of The Rings trilogy and The Passion Of The Christ.

ElDorado's current slate includes romantic comedies School Of Seductionstarring Victoria Abril and Searching For Love starring Carmen Maura,horror film Ouija, documentary Baghdad Rap and comedy Torapia,among others.